Ernest and Harry Burnley


Thank you to Val Mitchell

Ernest and Harry were brohers born in Batley


Ernest born 1890 and Harry born 1896, both brothers served with the Kings own Yorkshire Light Infantry and were killed in action

202747 Enest was killed 14/4/18 aged 27 and is remembered on Tyne Cot Memorial

13033 Harry was killed 4/10/15 aged 19 and is remembered on Loos Memorial

Harry attended Carlinghow Council School. He enlisted August 1914 and went to France January 1915 and was wounded 8/5/15, he returned to the front and was killed 4/10/15.


Sons of Mr and Mrs F H Burnley of Malin Bridge Sheffield

A quote from The Batley News 6/11/15 "Impressive service held at Loxley Chapel where 6 out of 29 have been killed"


1911 Census









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